What the sky looked like on October 16, 1908
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 10/16/1908, UK date format: 16/10/1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henri Nicolas and Olivia Coolidge.
The Puppet's Nightmare, directed by Émile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 16, 1908?